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LIHEAP Season Open 2016-2017

LIHEAP Season Open 2016-2017

The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is a federal grant program that helps individuals and families pay their heating bills. This year, all three LIHEAP programs will begin on November 1, 2016 and run through May 31,2017: Cash Program Cash grants...
New Eyes Parent Workshop

New Eyes Parent Workshop

New Eyes is a workshop for parents and family members who care for young children, birth through age 5, in the North Central neighborhoods of Philadelphia. This workshop will help explain what the new research is telling us about stress. Afterwards, attendees can...
This Tax Season, Beware IRS Scams

This Tax Season, Beware IRS Scams

Now that tax season is upon us, 2-1-1 has been alerted that local residents are being scammed by callers pretending to be from the US Treasury or IRS. Scammers demand immediate payment, identifying information, often with threatening or aggressive techniques like...

Winter Weather Guide

Winter weather can bring heavy snow, icy streets and sidewalks, dangerous wind chills, and power outages. Be Ready. Make a Plan. Get what you need. Use Philly OEM’s Winter Weather Guide to...
Affordable Care Act

Affordable Care Act

On March 23, 2010, President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The law put in place comprehensive health insurance reforms that will roll out over a series of years. Some of these reforms are focused on health insurance companies and mandates for coverage,...
Get Covered

Get Covered

November 1 is the first day of the third open enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act, which runs until January 31. During this time, Pennsylvanians will have the opportunity to enroll in quality, affordable health coverage or renew their plan if they already...